A June 2010 article by the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) outlines the Commission’s role in relation to the UN Human Rights Treaties.
‘Blogging the Bill of Rights’, on the Guardian’s comment is free pages, has Francesca Klug and occasional guest bloggers discussing the background and context to current political debates on the future of the Human Rights Act and a bill of rights.
Following the Government’s consultation on Rights and Responsibilities (published in March 2009), the Ministry of Justice published a summary of responses to the consultation on 30 March 2010.
On 30 March 2010, the Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission (NIHRC) and the Scottish Human Rights Commission (SHRC) issued a joint statement in support of retaining and building upon the Human Rights Act 1998.
The Joint Committee on Human Rights’ report ‘Enhancing Parliament’s role in relation to human rights judgments’ was published on 26 March 2010.
In March 2010, the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) published ‘Developing a Bill of Rights for the UK’.
On 15 March 2010, the Joint Committee on Human Rights (JCHR) published its report on the work of the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC).
On 16 December 2009, the Ministry of Justice published a study examining the idea of constitutional responsibilities within the context of the current debate on a new British Bill of Rights and Responsibilities.
On 10 October 2009, the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) set out its plan to preserve the rights in the Human Rights Act and to protect and promote respect for human rights principles.
On 27 October 2009, the Joint Committee on Human Rights published its report on the Equality Bill.